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Peter Jones is a Reporter at DNAinfo Chicago.

Born to two military parents, Peter grew up around the country and graduated from high school in Costa Rica. After attending the University of Oklahoma, he spent several years in Washington, D.C. working in international development and taught English in South Korea. He moved to Chicago in 2016 to study journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School. 

Peter lives in Rogers Park with four other journalists and a cat named Grey Worm.

Fun Fact: Peter offered Queen Noor of Jordan a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. She declined.

Uptown & Andersonville »

July 7, 2017

A video shows a deer taking a dip in the lake near Montrose Harbor Tuesday around noon. 

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

June 20, 2017

The Eleanor Street Boathouse is home to four rowing clubs and offers free recreational classes.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

June 20, 2017

Thirty dragon boat teams of 20 members will compete on the south branch of the Chicago River.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

June 9, 2017

A photo shows a man in a U.S. Postal Service uniform holding the theft suspect on an "L" platform.

Englewood, Auburn Gresham & Chatham »

June 5, 2017

The man, who was also critically wounded, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery.

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

June 5, 2017

There's a new baby otter in town, kids are selling healthy snacks in a food desert and more.

Downtown, South Loop & River North »

June 2, 2017

A Change.org petition to bring the series back has more than 240,000 signatures.